Guru Studio’s True and the Rainbow Kingdom Soars Into Multifaceted Licensing Program
Toronto, ON (May 18, 2018) – Guru Studio, a leader in children’s entertainment and the powerhouse animation studio behind such series as PAW Patrol, Ever After High, and their two time Emmy-nominated property Justin Time announced today that they will be debuting a merchandising program for their popular new preschool series True and the Rainbow Kingdom which is quickly amassing audiences on Netflix in the U.S. and CBC in Canada.
In addition to the previously announced master toy agreement with Toy State, the new licensing agreements, brokered by Brand Central LLC, include Palamon (costumes); American Marketing Enterprises (sleepwear); GBG Socks (hosiery); Chouette (master publishing); and Bendon Inc. for coloring books and art sets. The lines will be available at retail in North America beginning Fall 2018 and expand globally in 2019.
“We have seen incredibly high demand for True and the Rainbow Kingdom products from our young fans and their parents since the series premiered last year. With some truly best-in-class partners, we are excited to be bringing so much joy to our devoted and growing audience,” said Frank Falcone, President and Executive Creative Director of Guru Studio.
“The reception to True and the Rainbow Kingdom from the licensing industry has been tremendous. We are excited to develop engaging, adorable products with first class partners that tap into the brand’s magical aesthetic and aspirational values,” adds Ross Misher, CEO of Brand Central.